Cultural Studies: Cyberculture

  • Fitness, Technology and Society: Amusing Ourselves to Life book cover

    Fitness, Technology and Society

    Amusing Ourselves to Life, 1st Edition

    By Brad Millington

    The fitness industry is experiencing a new boom characterized by the proliferation of interactive and customizable technology, from exercise-themed video games to smartphone apps to wearable fitness trackers. This new technology presents the possibility of boundless self-tracking, generating highly…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Olivia Khoo

    While a decade ago much of the discussion of new media in Asia was couched in Occidental notions of Asia as a "default setting" for technology in the future, today we are seeing a much more complex picture of contesting new media practices and production. As "new media" becomes increasingly an…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Internet Histories book cover

    Internet Histories

    1st Edition

    Edited by Niels Brügger, Gerard Goggin, Ian Milligan, Valérie Schafer

    In 2017, the new journal Internet Histories was founded. As part of the process of defining a new field, the journal editors approached leading scholars in this dynamic, interdisciplinary area. This book is thus a collection of eighteen short thought-provoking pieces, inviting discussion about…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Understanding Popular Culture and World Politics in the Digital Age book cover

    Understanding Popular Culture and World Politics in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd, Caitlin Hamilton

    The practices of world politics are now scrutinised in a way that is unprecedented, with even those previously – or conventionally assumed to be – disengaged from international affairs being drawn into world politics by social media. Interactive websites allow users to follow election results in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Digital Culture book cover

    Geographies of Digital Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tilo Felgenhauer, Karsten Gäbler

    “Digital culture” reflects the ways in which the ubiquity and increasing use of digital devices and infrastructures is changing the arenas of human experience, creating new cultural realities. Whereas much of the existing literature on digital culture addresses the topic through a sociological,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Chinese Animation, Creative Industries, and Digital Culture book cover

    Chinese Animation, Creative Industries, and Digital Culture

    1st Edition

    By Weihua Wu

    This book explores the development of the Chinese animation film industry from the beginning of China’s reform process up to the present. It discusses above all the relationship between the communist state’s policies to stimulate "creative industries", concepts of creativity and aesthetics, and the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Digitalizing Consumption: How devices shape consumer culture book cover

    Digitalizing Consumption

    How devices shape consumer culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franck Cochoy, Johan Hagberg, Magdalena McIntyre, Niklas Sörum

    Contemporary consumer society is increasingly saturated by digital technology, and the devices that deliver this are increasingly transforming consumption patterns. Social media, smartphones, mobile apps and digital retailing merge with traditional consumption spheres, supported by digital devices…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Digitisation: Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research book cover

    Digitisation

    Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gertraud Koch

    In recent years, digital technologies have become pervasive in academic and everyday life. This comprehensive volume covers a wide range of concepts for studying the new cultural dynamics that are evident as a result of digitisation. It considers how the cultural changes triggered by digitisation…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Japanese Adult Video Industry book cover

    The Japanese Adult Video Industry

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Hoi-yan Yau

    Unlike many other books on pornography which concentrate on arguments about restricting or not restricting pornography, this book focuses on the production of adult videos. It outlines and examines the industrial dynamics of the industry, its strategies, technological capabilities and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway, Genevieve Bell

    With the increase of digital and networked media in everyday life, researchers have increasingly turned their gaze to the symbolic and cultural elements of technologies. From studying online game communities, locative and social media to YouTube and mobile media, ethnographic approaches to digital…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Performing Digital Activism: New Aesthetics and Discourses of Resistance book cover

    Performing Digital Activism

    New Aesthetics and Discourses of Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Fidèle A. Vlavo

    From the emergence of digital protest as part of the Zapatista rebellion, to the use of disturbance tactics against governments and commercial institutions, there is no doubt that digital technology and networks have become the standard features of 21st century social mobilisation. Yet, little is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Steampunk and Nineteenth-Century Digital Humanities: Literary Retrofuturisms, Media Archaeologies, Alternate Histories book cover

    Steampunk and Nineteenth-Century Digital Humanities

    Literary Retrofuturisms, Media Archaeologies, Alternate Histories, 1st Edition

    By Roger Whitson

    Steampunk is more than a fandom, a literary genre, or an aesthetic. It is a research methodology turning history inside out to search for alternatives to the progressive technological boosterism sold to us by Silicon Valley. This book turns to steampunk's quirky temporalities to embrace diverse…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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